Make a mortgage work for you: Taking a conservative approach to purchase price

By | April 2nd, 2013|Consumer, Make Credit Work For You|

In this week’s ‘Make Credit Work for You’ we take a look at the biggest form of credit many consumers [...]

Businessman gives away $50m to Australian university students

By | February 5th, 2013|Broker, Consumer, Industry News, Make Credit Work For You|

From time to time I discuss the wider philosophies of finance with a view to helping to improve attitudes to [...]

Veda warns small businesses not to overcommit in lieu of Federal Budget

By | June 26th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Credit reporting agency, Veda Advantage is warning small businesses in the lead up to the end of the financial year [...]

More Australians under financial pressure and less to use credit for luxuries says D&B

By | June 21st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Despite a 20-year high in household savings, Dun & Bradstreet’s latest Consumer Credit Expectations Survey reveals more Australians are worried [...]

One in four Australians short of cash would default on mortgage

By | March 20th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

More struggling Australian families than ever do not expect to manage their existing debt levels in the coming months. The [...]

Credit – friend or foe? 6 tips to make credit work for you

By | March 7th, 2012|Consumer|

Credit - friend or foe? Yes you should take advantage of credit, and we show you how to do that [...]

8 things you need to know before making a home loan application

By | February 21st, 2012|Broker, Consumer|

In the 21st Century, ensuring approval on a home loan application can be complicated. Not only are savings, income and debt [...]

What you may not know about taking out credit in Australia

By | February 15th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Many Australians are very unaware of what happens behind the scenes when they take out credit. We break it down [...]

Keep your head when you follow your heart this Valentine’s Day

By | February 13th, 2012|Consumer, Industry News|

Happy Valentine’s Day for tommorow, 14th February everyone…hoping cupid’s bow meets its target this Valentine’s Day and sends you someone [...]

The dead not protected from identity theft

By | February 8th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Even in grief identity theft can strike us and affect our credit file and the clear credit file of those [...]

How to dispute a bill and keep a clear credit file

By | February 6th, 2012|Consumer, Industry News|

What many credit repairers don’t want you to know…There’s a wrong way to dispute your bill. The wrong way can [...]

Safer Internet Day February 7 2012: be cyber-smart for a future clear credit file

By | February 2nd, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

How to be cybersmart – that’s an important topic. On February 7, Australians have the opportunity to raise awareness as to [...]

MyCRA clients tell their stories: Telco mistakes threatening home ownership

By | February 1st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Defaults Removed, Industry News|

Two of our credit repair clients share their stories on how their good credit rating suffered at the hands of [...]

5 things every young person needs to know about credit

By | January 31st, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Identity Theft, Industry News|

It's back to school for most teenagers in Australia. Here is a lesson you might not learn there...Just because you [...]

Gamers need to know identity theft risks

By | January 30th, 2012|Identity Theft, Industry News|

The massive increase in gaming popularity comes with a price, as gamers unknowingly expose themselves more and more to identity [...]

How to improve your credit score: what to do when you have a bad credit history

By | January 23rd, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

Help for frustrated Australians who find out they have a bad credit rating. By GRAHAM DOESSEL - CEO and founder of [...]

NCCP class action is passing the buck

By | January 19th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

A class action against banks for irresponsible borrowing – seems unlikely when considering how hard it is for so many [...]

How to keep your credit rating healthy

By | January 16th, 2012|Broker, Consumer, Industry News|

7 ways to keep a squeaky clean credit file and get that home loan or finance.... By Graham Doessel. Many [...]

Tax fraud worth $33 million linked to identity crime

By | December 15th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Victims struggle with recovery after tax fraud leaves them out of pocket. Could this type of identity crime threaten their  credit file? According to public [...]

Identity criminals harvesting data on our children

By | December 8th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 10 November 2011 Police are concerned identity criminals may turn to targeting the Facebook accounts of children, storing [...]

New credit reporting laws could see millions of people refused home loans

By | November 1st, 2011|Industry News|

The Federal Government is preparing to roll out its new credit reporting laws. Its comprehensive credit reporting system will allow [...]

Don’t throw away your identity on rubbish day

By | October 27th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Rubbish day will never be the same again...not when fraudsters are sniffing around rubbish bins like alley cats at night [...]

Internet dating scams rampant in Australia

By | October 13th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Lonely hearts watch out – your wallets or your good credit rating could be next! It was revealed by Queensland’s [...]

Internet fraud can happen to anyone

By | October 13th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 3 October 2011 Many of the new forms of online fraud are sophisticated and elaborate – often even [...]

Dumping of e-waste in Ghana exposes sensitive data to potential identity thieves

By | October 6th, 2011|Identity Theft, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 29 September 2011 The illegal dumping of Australian e-waste on overseas shores and the potential for those discarded [...]

Till debt do us part: Navigating joint finances

By | October 3rd, 2011|Consumer, Industry News|

Some people are great with money – but can still experience financial downfalls and sprial into debt and a bad [...]

Privacy Commissioner casts final verdict on Sony data breach

By | October 3rd, 2011|Consumer, Identity Theft, Privacy Commissioner|

It seems that there will be no reprisal according to Australian law for the victims of the Sony PlayStation/Qriocity saga [...]

Facebook users should be wary of new Timeline feature

By | September 26th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

Security of people’s personal information on Facebook is again under the spotlight since the announcement of Facebook’s new ‘Timeline’ feature [...]

Gen Y could be hazardous to their parents’ credit health

By | September 19th, 2011|Consumer, Industry News, media releases, Press Releases|

Media Release 4 August 2011 Parents who piggy back their children into the property market are not only risking their [...]

Survey reveals Perth most at risk of identity theft

By | September 8th, 2011|Identity Theft, Industry News|

A survey on identity theft risks released by internet security software company AVG today reveals the Australian cities most at [...]